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CBS
Jan 23, 2013 12:00pm PST
until the super bowl. this is just breaking out of the pentagon.. we'll have more later at five. >>> leon panetta just announced he is opening combat roles to women. this is breaking news from the pentagon. we'll have more later today on eyewitness news at 5:00. >>> and finally, it's a cat fight over cats. a new zealand environmental advocate wants to rid his country of pet cats. he says the felines threatening the native birds there. but cat lovers have their claws out saying the anti-cat guy should stay out of their lives and leave their cat companions alone. got to leave the cats alone, right? >> we like when it's raining cats and dogs. ba da bump! >> it is a little bit. >> have a great afternoon. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ]
CBS
Jan 24, 2013 4:00am PST
to women. the new pentagon policy makes women eligible to serve in army and marine infantry units. there's also the potential for them to be a part of an elite special operations team like the navy s.e.a.l.s and delta force. >> she went on special missions working side by side with special forces. >> it was pretty cool. >> but in order to join women must be able to withstand the rigid strength and standard requirements with those units. >> there are jobs women can't do physically because they don't have the physical strength to do it. >> the pentagon is opening the >> by lifting the combat ban execution, the pentagon is opening its door to more women being killed or wounded in action. conflicts have cost more than 130 women their lives and more than 800 have been wounded. dawn halfacre lost her arm fighting alongside an infantry unit. >> there's not a big difference at all. and a lot of the missions we did we did with infantry units, we would do with shelled artillery units. we were all fighting the same thing, doing the same thing. >> this is the executive direc
KRON
Jan 23, 2013 11:00pm PST
very personally and even became emotional during the hearing. pentagon chief leon panetta is removing the military's ban on women serving in combat. that move will open up hundreds of thousands of front-line positions. also - the possibility of elite commando jobs. it's a ground-breaking move -- and panetta's decision gives the military until january of 20-16 to argue any special exceptions. but some of the jobs could open as soon as this year. >> ofthe oakland city council approved four crime- fighting measures this morning. including a controversial measure to hire a top cop as a consultant. the council voted 7 to 1 after four hours of public comment.as concerned residents packed the council chamber. former new york and los angeles police chief william bratton is known for his controversial tactics. also for his previouis successes in reducing crime. one of his strategies is stop and frisk, which many are opposed to. oakland police chief howard jordan says that is not something they plan on implementing. >> that is not something that we will be implementing. our policy is reasonable
ABC
Jan 23, 2013 5:30pm PST
us off from the pentagon. david? >> reporter: good evening, diane. this is a remarkable development, even though some will argue it is a long time in coming. it is a stunning turnaround. a unanimous vote by the country's top generals, which, the defense secretary will accept, to remove the ban on women serving in direct combat roles. >> they've proven themselves time and time again after the last 12 years. and finally, they're going to get the recognition, which is key. >> reporter: it will be the first fully integrated military in america's history. but without discernible front lines in the wars of the last decade, women did serve in combat roles in iraq and afghanistan. they've been donning flak jackets, heavy packs and ended up in the middle of fire fights. >> we were taking fire everywhere. i just remember hearing the pings of the bullets going by me and hitting the ground beside me. i shot one guy, saw him fall. >> reporter: leigh ann hester was the first woman since world war ii to receive the silver star. helicopter pilot tammy duckworth lost both of her legs in combat and i
CBS
Jan 23, 2013 5:00pm PST
in the military. the announcement coming from the pentagon that will open up thousands of new roles for female soldiers and sailors. >> send us your best 49er photos. we see a lot of people doing their best kaepernicking. send them to news@kpix.com or upload them to cbssf.com. we'll put them on tv. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. cost of chicken wings. a onwide shortage is d >>> the cost of everything super bowl is going up including the cost of chicken wings. a nationwide shortage is driving up prices to their highest ever.
CBS
Jan 23, 2013 5:30pm PST
secretary of defense leon panetta. we asked david martin at the pentagon to tell us more about what this will mean. >> reporter: the defense secretary's order will make women eligible to serve as infantrymen on combat patrol and even in elite special operations units like the navy seals. however, women will have to meet strength standards that could keep them out of units where the physical demands are especially grueling. combat operations in iraq and afghanistan have already cost more than 130 women their lives and left more than 800 wounded. some, like dawn halfaker, were on the front lines commanding an m.p. platoon in iraq where she lost her arm fighting alongside the infantry. >> there's not a big difference at all. and a lot of the missions we did we did with infantry units. we would do with field artillery units. we were all fighting the same fight, doing the same thing. >> reporter: the best machine gunner in halfaker's platoon was victoria rivers, who was tapped to go on missions with special forces. >> working side by side with special forces teams was pretty cool. >> rep
KBCW
Jan 23, 2013 10:00pm PST
embassies could soon include women. the pentagon will overturn a 1994 ruling from prohibiting women from serving in combat. >> reporter: the defense secretary's order will make women eligible to serve as infantry men in special patrol and the navy seals. however women will have to meet strength standards that could keep them out of units where the physical demands are especially gruelling. combat separations in iraq and afghanistan have already cost more than 130 women their lives and left more than 800 wounded. some like dawn halfacre were on the front lines, commanding a platoon where she lost her arm. >> there's not a bilge difference at all. and -- a big difference at all. and a lot of the missions we did, we did with infantry and filled artillery units. we were all doing the same thing, fighting the same fight. >> reporter: the best machine gunner was victoria rivers who was tapped to go on missions with special forces. >> working side by side with a special forces team, it was pretty cool. >> some don't just have the physical strength to do it. >> reporter: the order will open 200,
NBC
Jan 23, 2013 5:00pm PST
tomorrow from the pentagon that will change the u.s. military from the barracks to the battlefield. >>> it's so cold in some places, you can do this to a cup of ter, and this to a building in chicago. it's affecting much of the country tonight, and there's a big winter storm on the move. >>> and the photo that's been shared around the world and the touching story of devotion we discovered behind the picture. "nightly news" begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. >>> good evening. over one long epic day with a camera aimed at her at all times, she sat for hours before not one, but two congressional committees answering questions, some of them heated, about what happened and why in benghazi, libya on september 11th of last year that resulted in the death
CBS
Jan 24, 2013 1:35am PST
. the pentagon said it will lift its ban and allow women to be sent to the frontlines. they could even serve as elite commandos. cbs 5 reporter david martin says first there's one thing they'll have to prove. >> reporter: the defense secretary order will make women eligible to serve on combat patrol. however, women will have to meet strength standards that could keep them out of units where the physical demands are especially grueling. combat operations in iraq and afghanistan have already cost more than 130 women their lives and left more than 800 wounded. some, like dawn, were on the frontlines, commanding a platoon in iraq, where she lost her arm fighting alongside the infantry. >> there's not a big difference at all. a lot of the missions we did with infantry and artillery units. we were all fighting the same fight. >> reporter: the best machine gunners in the platoon was victoria rivers, who was tapped to go on missions with special forces. >> i was side by side with special forces, and it was pretty cool. >> reporter: but rivers acknowledges some
FOX
Jan 23, 2013 12:00pm PST
. pentagon chief leon panetta is removing the military's ban on women serving in combat. what that does, that opens hundreds of thousands of front- line positions and potentially elite complain doe jobs after more than a decade at war. this is a grand-breaking movement roarked by the joint chiefs of staff and overturns the 1994 rule that banned women from being asignedded to ground units. military services have until january of 2016 to seek special exemptions if they believe any positions must remain closed to women. >>> getting a little ink in honor of colin kaepernick. where you can get a kaeper-tat for the super bowl. >>> and a hiring boom about to get underway. where thousands of seasonal hires are about to be made. >>> there is a look at your big board. the dow is up 71 points. markets are happy today. google doing well after better- then-expected earnings. up almost 6%. >>> in less than an hour, apple investors are gonna find out if their fears are founded. the bay area tech giant is set to report fourth-quarter earnings after the closing bell. the stock has already fallen about 3
KOFY
Jan 23, 2013 9:00pm PST
>>> a ground breaking move by the u.s. military. why the pentagon is lifting the ban on women in combat. >>> plus -- >>> we were misled. there was supposedly protests. >> the fact is we had four dead americans. was it because of a protest or guys out for a welcome one night who decided they would go kill some americans. >> hillary clinton gets heated takes the fall. >> one of silicon valley's most profitable companies falls victim to the curse of high expectations. >>> and spencer is here with the weather. >> here in the accuweather center. the forecast center. wet weather blankets the bay >>> well, after a long string of dry days it is raining outside tonight. this is a live picture of the embarcadero in san francisco. the street sparkling with the raindrops. the rain may have contributed to this rollover accident in petaluma. thankfully no one was injured. let's get to spencer christian sw live doppler 7hd. spencer? >> a taste of what we expect mid to late january to look like. as you can see on live doppler 7hd we have mainly light rain blanketing most of the bay area but p
FOX
Jan 25, 2013 5:00pm PST
as mentors. >>> the pentagon has started sending pink slips to thousands of temporary workers. these are part of a budget cut that takes place in march. the pentagon's civilian work force has 46,000 employees but it's not yet known just how many are being laid off. >>> the commerce department says that although new home sales cooled off in december, the annual figure for last year was the best since 2009. builders sold 363,000 new homes in 2012 that's an increase of 20%. and it's the first annual gain since 2005. >>> a new update today on the health of giant's fan bryan stow. we'll táel you why it will rally support. >>> and the right to play. what the white house did today to make sure all children even if they have a disability are treated fairly when playing on sports teams. >>> the family of bryan stow, the giant fan severely beaten at a dodger game released an update on his health that has left his friends and supporters shaken. stow's family says he is back in the hospital with a blood clot. robert handa live now in san jose with how loved ones are taking the news and how anyone can s
NBC
Jan 24, 2013 6:00am PST
panetta is set to announce the pentagon is reversing its stance on women serving on the front lines. the official ban on female troops serving on the front lines has been in place since 1994. >>> opening arguments under way in the trial of five men accused of deadly gang raping a woman aboard a new delhi bus. a sixth suspect will be tried in juvenile court. >>> and three people now in custody after a raging fire at a vacant building in oakland. firefighters say it appears squatters started the fire at a three-story building on harrison street. no one was hurt. >>> the markets looking at a huge hit on apple. >> apple will likely drag the whole nasdaq index lower. apple is a major part of that measurement. the company reported incredible revenue but did not sell as many devices as analysts expected and that was enough to sink the stock in premarket trading. it hit an all-time high recently on expectations the rocket-like growth would continue and we're just not seeing that. now, one interesting tidbit. sales dipped cannibalized by the ipad. here's the downward trend for apple. keep in
ABC
Jan 22, 2013 5:30pm PST
covered? >> reporter: i do. general john allen, who was being investigated for what the pentagon called possibly inappropriate e-mails to socialite jill kelley, has now been cleared of wrongdoing. the e-mails were discovered as part of the investigation into the extramarital affair of cia director david petraeus. so, a lot of news, diane. >> so, that's over for him then? >> reporter: that is. >> all right, thank you, martha raddatz. >>> and in houston today, there was a terrifying scene at the lone star college campus. two people with guns shooting at each other after a dispute. and two other people caught in the cross fire. one gunman also injured. you can also see some of the victims rushing out on gurneys, being carried out. and our affiliate ktrk reported that students heard five to six shots. two people have been taken into custody, one student tweeted out this picture, students huddled in a classroom after the shots were fired. >>> and there's a big headline tonight about modern health. 43 million people are taking some kind of aspirin every day to prevent heart attacks and stroke
ABC
Jan 23, 2013 6:00pm PST
. pentagon on the verge of placing women in combat roles in the front line of the war. >> and hillary clinton talking about the security lapses in ben gazy. >> and what kind of message are they sending to students? >>> we want to take you back now to the situation we're following for new oakland a three story victorian style home is on fire, burning more than an hour now. >> nick smith is live once again at the scene. >> i can tell you things are still pouring out of the building. i have the battalion chief joining me. what do we see right now? what is the approach you're use something uk see behind you, you've got flames coming through the roof. the easiest way to get access to that fire is to attack it with two pipes from above without having to put firefighters in the building. >> talk to me about impacts to traffic. >> we've got this surrounding block impacted. plus, a shut down. i know there is heavy smoke on the freeway earlier causing problems on 880. >> chief, we can confirm there are no injuries now. do you have about 60 personnel on the scene? >> that is correct. we had another fire
ABC
Jan 24, 2013 4:00pm PST
is committed to doing the job. they're fighting and dying together. >> the pentagon announced women will be allowed to serve in direct combat roles. new policy lists a 1994 ban. >> not everyone is going to be able to be a combat soldier. but everyone is entitled to a chance. >> women makeup 15% of the active duty personnel. more than 150 have died in afghanistan and iraq. this helicopter bilt lost both of her legs serving in iraq. >> america's daughters are just as capable of defending liberty and freedom as their sons oor women will be awill youed to be part of infan tri units and special forces. >> i think it will be hard. women aren't built the same way as men. and i tli there is going to be a lot of discrimination. >> military units will have an opportunity to seek waivers but they have to be approved by the defense secretary ai. vast majority support women serving in combat but there are critics. one soldier told abc news women are designed to love and newer tour, men to, hunt and kill. president obama says the new policy will help the u.s. military become even stronger. >> a 1
CBS
Jan 22, 2013 5:30pm PST
, but pentagon investigators have now determined there was no miss conduct by general allen. in case you missed it, the president and mrs. obama attended two inaugural balls last night. at the commander in chief ball, they danced to al green's "let's stay together." you may remember the president singing a bit of that last year. the first lady's ruby red gown was designed by jason wu. he also designed her inaugural gown four years ago. beyonce's performance of the national anthem at the inauguration got rave reviews but today questions were raised about whether she was actually singing or lip synching. sources telling us that beyonce was singing live. but over a prerecorded track. she recorded that track earlier in case something went wrong. and the musical accompaniment by the marine band, that was a recording. there is one state in america where the glass ceiling has been obliterated, at least in politics. that story is next. why they're being targeted to pay for sa >>> the bay area getting a new rail line, and it will cost some property owners. why they're being targeted to pay for the
CBS
Jan 24, 2013 4:30am PST
they can go on a spending spree. >>> in a surprising move, the pentagon announced it will lift its ban and allow women to be sent to the front lines. senior defense officials say defense secretary leon panetta will change the rules today that will allow women to serve in patrol and commando roles. the military services will have until 2016 to allow women to join combat positions. >>> tough questions for secretary of state hillary clinton on the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. the senate and house foreign relations committees grilled her for more than five hours yesterday. clinton was accused of not doing enough to provide protection and of misleading the public in the aftermath of four americans being killed. the secretary responded to say she is focused on trying to fix what went wrong. >>> and secretary clinton's replacement will begin his nomination process today. senator john kerry will go before the senate foreign relations committee in the first step to become the next secretary of state. to prepare for his new role, the senator will h
FOX
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am PST
meeting at the pentagon d.c. time so in a couple of hours and they don't start marching until 4:00 p.m. and they are very excited about it. i am tori campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> coming up at 5:15, mayor ed lee is also there for the inauguration and he will tell did it holds a special significance for him. >>> overnight police are investigating a deadly shooting. it happened at 1:00 a.m. not far from geneva avenue. one person was shot and killed, another was taken to san francisco general hospital and is expected to survive. police right now are searching for the fun man who witnesses say was wearing all black. it happened saturday evening and gary jones was driving when somebody fired shots into his car. he was shot at least once and he died later at local hospital. police say that gunman escaped in a silver or white vehicle. >>> well, the san francisco 49ers are headed to the super bowl just in case you didn't hear after a thrilling victory over the atlanta falcons and janine de la vega says the falcons came back home last night. good morning jeanine. >> reporter: that
FOX
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
on this side and end up right in front of the white house. now they are at the pentagon getting there d.c. time but they are not going and they have got a long wait ahead of them. everybody seems to be in a good mood and everybody is happy to be taking part and it seems less crowded than it was four years ago. i am tori campbell ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> here are more details so you can follow along. the swearing in ceremonies begi 8:00 a.m. pacific time and beyonce will be singing the national anthem. the parade is scheduled to begin at 11:30 testimony -- and we will have another live report. we will area the swears in live and -- swearing in live and we will have it on www.ktvu.com and mobile www.ktvu.com. >>> it happened not far from geneva avenue and one person was shot and killed and another person was taken to san francisco general hospital and is expected to survive. police are still looking for the gunman and alex savage spoke to the mother of the man who was killed and you will hear that heartbreaking interview in the next half hour. >>> police are investigating a suspicious fir
PBS
Jan 25, 2013 7:30pm PST
: as the pentagon officially welcomed women into the ranks of combat warriors. >> at land and sea and in the air, we both wear the same uniform and fire the same weapons and most importantly, we all take the same oath. gwen: as republicans pondered reinvention. >> we have to stop being the stupid party. and it's time for a new republican party that talks like adults. >> and as congress geared up
KRON
Jan 24, 2013 8:00pm PST
panetta made the official announcement today at the pentagon. panetta said that not everyone can meet the qualifications to be a combat soldier. but everyone is entitled to the chance. u.s. senator dianne feinstein has introduced legislation to renew the country's now expired assault weapons ban surrounded by members of congress, law enforcement and the clergy, feinstein said the bill will ban the sale of 157 military style assault weapons and ban high capacity ammunition clips. she says the 20 dead children in the newtown connecticut massacre is a wakeup call and now it's time for congress to act feinstein emphasized the bill protect the right of law abiding citizens who use guns for home security, hunting and other recreational purposes. next at 8-30. an inside look at house police in the east bay are using technology to seek out the sounds of gun fire. >> hockey is back in the south bay. the first home game it was delayed because of a and h l lockout. scott rates is live outside the hrt pavilion in. the fans are ready for some hockey. >> reporter: absalom, outside of the h-p pavili
KRON
Jan 24, 2013 4:00am PST
of it centered their grounds. >> major changes are coming for women serving in the army and marines. the pentagon is lifting its ban on women in combat. >> at least 130 female troops were killed in a rock and afghanistan. more than 800 were wounded. in the mility think the decision is long overdue. >> we have a bunch of strong and capable women that can take on the challenge that is thrown at us. women will be able to meet the physical requirements. >> if they can meet the standards than we can stand another soldier who is willing to serve this nation and lead their lives down in a combat role. that is good for our military. >> not every combat position will open on at once. the new policy will be implemented over three years. gretchen's could ask fbranches can ask for for specific desk-i ame payne -- i am ed payne reporting. >> we will be back with more on the weather with erica. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song
KRON
Jan 26, 2013 7:00am PST
year. >> because at the pentagon, the defense department has started laying off thousands of contract and some wear civilian workers. all were told that the agency is letting 46,000 people go. he is an effort to reduce spending, and had a possible mandatory budget cuts in march. if congress fails to reach a deal on deficit reduction, the military will be forced to reduce its budget by millions of dollars. >> the fda will not take any regulatory action against the pennsylvania college because of a vending machine that is selling the morning after pill. the machine dispenses a pill for $25 to students and university employees of shipping's bird university. administrators say that the ideal of the machine came from a student survey and was endorsed by the student government. >> the highs will only get up to the 50s today. futurecast 4 stays that of western will stay out perry there will be no 60's on the board is upper 50's for the south bay. about mid 50s for the delta perry ed about 55 for san leandro. downtown san francisco will get about 56 degrees. here's a look at your 7 day around
NBC
Jan 23, 2013 6:00pm PST
the credit. in a surprise move the pentagon enlisted a ban dating back 20 years. kris sanchez joins us with reaction. a lot of women are saying it's with about time. >> reporter: that's right. four women along with the american civil liberties union, the aclu, sued the government over this ban. when the announcement came today they were shocked to hear the news. it is a policy change that could be life changing. >> pictures of me parachuting. >> reporter: in the eight years susan served in the u.s. air force, all but one of her dreams came true. that dream was a combat job from which women were banned. >> there are women who are extremely strong and have the ability and the skills they need to do well in this job. and to hold them back because of a stereotype is wrong. >> reporter: she now runs academy women, a support site dedicated to military women with 10,000 members. she says the ban often comes up. four women along with the national aclu and the northern california aclu chapters sued the government to overturn the ban. the announcement was a shock. >> the combat exclusion policy,
FOX
Jan 23, 2013 5:00pm PST
. the groundbreaking decision overturns the 1994 pentagon rule that restricts women from combat roles. zoe is a retired naval commander who gained national headlines when she came out as a lesbian and successfully fought the military's effort to discharge her. >> we're treated as second- class citizens. >> reporter: last year, the aclu filed a lawsuit against the defense department challenging the policy that prohibited women from serving in ground combat. >> it's one of the last remaining ways in which the federal government officially discriminates against women just because they're women. >> reporter: there appears to be one loophole. the decision gives the military until 2016 to speak special exceptions if they believe any positions must remain closed to women. >> it doesn't mean that women have access to all the positions that were previously closed off. we'll have to think about what that means in terms of our lawsuits. >> reporter: some combat positions may open to women as soon as this year. others, such as navy seal's, may take longer. >> they said, well, this job requires a lot o
FOX
Jan 23, 2013 10:00pm PST
in combat. >> reporter: the ground breaking decision overturns a 1994 pentagon rule that restricts women from artillery, and other combat roles. now women can serve in those units. >> i think it's incredible news. >> reporter: she gained national headlines when she came out as a lesbian in 1993, and successfully fought the military to discharge her under don't ask don't tell. >> it closes that gap, where we're treated as second class citizens and treated differently. >> reporter: last year, the aclu filed a lawsuit changing the policy that prohibited women from serving in ground combat. >> it's one of the last remaining ways in which the federal government officially discriminates against women, just because they're women. >> reporter: there appears to be one loophole. the decision by leon panetta gives the military until 2016 to seek special exceptions if they believe any positions must remain closed to women. some combat positions may open as soon as this year. others such as navy seals may take longer. >> saying this job requires a lot of strength. women can't hack it. guess what, a l
WHUT
Jan 25, 2013 6:00pm EST
failing to stop the consumer protection bureau's creation in 2010. the pentagon official has removed the longstanding military ban on women in combat. defense secretary panetta formally announce the move in washington. >> it is clear to all of us that women are contributing in unprecedented ways to the military's mission of defending the nation. women represent 50% of the force, over 200,000. they are serving in a growing number of critical roles on and off the battlefield. the fact is, they have become integral part of our ability to perform our mission. >> in being officially allowed to serve in combat roles, women will be afforded opportunities for medals of recognition as well as for advancement to positions they have been unable to pursue. congressional leaders have reached an agreement altering rules for the senate filibuster, but leaving its core intact. a deal between senate majority leader harry reid and house republicans would impose new caps on how often lawmakers can filibuster bills they oppose, but preserve the current 60-vote threshold needed to pass a bill through the
CBS
Jan 24, 2013 7:00am PST
-breaking mission in washington, the pentagon is set to end its ban on women in active combat missions. >> women have been fighting and dying in combat have proven they're fully capable of doing this. >>> apple shares fell 10% thursday, that's a loss of about $50 million. >>> prince harry back on british oil after deployment in afghanistan. >> i'm looking to catch up with people behind closed doors. you guys aren't invited. >>> all that -- >> the miami hurricanes destroyed and took down duke. >>> inexcusable, indefensible downright extraordinary. >>> all that the mares. >> as much as 81% people lie on online dating sites. which manti te'o says now you tell me. >>> the controversy wages on over whether beyonce lip synced the national anthem at the inauguration. >> it's now official jay-z has 100 problems. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." the cold air mass that pushed temperatures well below zero in the midwest has descended on the northeast. it is making life tough for thousands of superstorm sandy victims living in damaged homes in new york and new jersey. >>> northern new
KRON
Jan 24, 2013 7:00am PST
slowing. the drive time is approaching 30 minutes. >> pentagon chief leon pane tta will announce today that he is removing the military's ban on women serving in combat. that will will open up hundreds of thousands of front line positions. also, the possibility of the commando jobs. it is a ground- breaking move, and paneta's decision gives the military until january of 2016 to argue any special exceptions. some jobs could open as soon as this year. >> new this morning the first update on the criminal investigation into the sandy hook school shooting will be delivered by state police today. the presentation will be made at the first meeting of the new sandy hooke advisory commission. the group also hear from experts involved in the aftermath of the virginia tech and columbine and tragedies. their goal is to come up with recommendations on school safety, a mental- health and gun violence prevention. their initial report is due by march the 15th. >> the lafayette school district is joining a growing list of schools making security changes. the district will implement a new emergency bloc
CBS
Jan 23, 2013 5:00am PST
now support citizenship. that's up from 31% in the 2010 survey. >>> a pentagon investigation has cleared general john allen in the email scandal that brought down general david petraeus. petraeus resigned as head of the cia back in november after the fbi uncovered evidence he had an affair with his biographer. allen had been linked to the scandal for exchanging potentially inappropriate e- mails with a woman who sparked the petraeus investigation. but the defense department says the allegations that those e- mails were inappropriate are unsubstantiated. allen's nomination to become top commander of nato is still on hold at this time. >>> investigators say a fire sparked on a boeing 787 dreamliner was not caused by an overcharged battery as first thought. japan's transport agency says the lithium ion battery that overheated on the 787 experienced a sudden drop in voltage. all 50 of the dreamliners have been grounded after the jet made an emergency landing in japan a week ago. boeing is trying to address those electrical problems. >>> the house is
CBS
Jan 24, 2013 6:00am PST
at the benghazi hearings. will it help or hurt a possible presidential run? >>> for the first time the pentagon gives women the right to serve in combat and hay, some farmers don't have enough and some farmers are going to extremes to get it. >>> and this morning's "eye opener" your world in 90 seconds. >> it's very, very cold. the wind is definitely cutting into me. >> reporter: a brutal cold front freezes over the northeast. >> windchill advisories in at least a dozen states from north dakota to new england. >> the frigid arctic air schools to close and transportation problems. >> scientists say it's due to a strange phenomenon called january. >>> we heard there was protests and something sprang out of that, an assault sprang out of that. >> hillary clinton took t
CBS
Jan 24, 2013 6:00pm PST
. the policy will be phased in over the next 3 years. >>> the pentagon is also devising a plan to pull remaining u.s. troops out of afghanistan. but that doesn't mean the mission there is over. in fact, cbs 5 reporter john ramos says an air national guard unit from the bay area is headed to afghanistan. >> our mission is simple to save lives. >> reporter: when the 129th rescue wing at moffett field gears up, it usually means someone is in trouble. >> a lot of people think we do medevac but it transports patients so they can't fly into active combat area. our helicopters are armed and our crews are trained to go and rescue people where others can't. >> reporter: and that will be a useful skill as this wing of the california air national guard is being sent to bases in afghanistan and southern africa. the 210 airmen being deployed will spend four months flying rescue missions in some dangerous places. >> both search and extraction missions, some that are publicized, some not. >> reporter: the helicopters and c-130 refuelers play a vital support role
KRON
Jan 23, 2013 5:00pm PST
in combat. reaction to the pentagon reversing a long-standing ban -- ahead. >> jacqueline: this live look downtown san francisco 3. revolving how long this will last. jurdreary along this will last how long this will last..... [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on, for two whole years. from at&t. [ female announcer ] a great price for a great triple-play bundle. [ male announcer ] call now. bundles with u-verse tv, internet and home phone start at $89 a month. now get the same great price for two years. [ female announcer ] switch today and get a total home dvr included, free for life. [ male announcer ] you get reliable, high speed internet on our advanced digital network. choose from speeds up to 24 megs. [ female announcer ] and with u-verse tv you can record four shows at once on your total home dvr and play them back in any room. [ male announcer ] so c
ABC
Jan 23, 2013 7:00am PST
was apparently wise. the pentagon last night issued a statement that allen had been cleared by a military inspector general. his nomination could be back on track soon. as for jill kelley, she and her husband call suggestions of an affair with allen painful and preposterous. kelley said that and other misleading junk reporting was emotionally exhausting and damaging to her family. kelley says her privacy was violated. she became a media target rather than a victim. george? >> she made a compelling case in that piece. okay, pierre, thanks very much. >>> george, now to a big backlash for prince harry overnight. the 28-year-old army captain under fire now for being so candid about life on the front lines in afghanistan. abc's lama hasan has been tracking the latest on the royal fallout for harry. >> reporter: first came the candor. now comes the backlash. this morning, there are new security fears for prince harry. the warrior prince, now a high-value target for the taliban, after admitting he killed enemy fighters in afghanistan. >> take a life to save a life. that's what we sort of revolve
CBS
Jan 23, 2013 7:00am PST
: the military operation is an international effort and the pentagon is now saying its involvement could last another two weeks. on the main airfield in the capital bamako, a huge operation is under way. u.s. transport planes are critical. at this stage they are limited in part of the effort, carrying more than a hundred tons of cargo they picked up in france. colonel kevin oliver is one of the commanders. >> primarily what you'll see is a lot of vehicles and then the french troops requirious to support those vehicles and drive them. >> reporter: the french operation is aimed at these fighters, financed by smuggling and kidnapping. over ten months they've conquered town and town. less than 300 miles from the capital, the french launched a series of air strikes, and this one captured by civilians on cell phones. now french ground troops along with malian soldiers are pushing back, reclaim their territory. their aim is to reclaim the towns and force them to retreat completely into mali's northern desert. we're on our way north now into the zone of military operations, bu
KRON
Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
." we will continue to follow developments. >> catherine: the pentagon says al-qaida's north africa affiliate is "at the top of the list of suspects" in that terror attack on a gas plant in algeria last week. the assault left dozens of hostages dead. three of those killed were americans and five foreign workers are still missing. algerian forces are now searching the desert for them -- believing they may have run off during the shooting and got lost. the four day stand-off left more than 35 hostages dead. some of the attackers were killed by algerian troops - including the group leader. >> britain's prince harry is no stranger to trouble and controversy. but now he's now being called incredibly stupid for talking publicly about killing taliban fighters in afghanistan. he just got back from a military tour of duty in afghanistan. in interviews - harry has volunteered the fact that he killed taliban fighters from his apache helicopter. there's now concern that he may have made himself an even bigger security threat. >> pam: the sundance film festival is in full swing this week. drawin
KRON
Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
for women serving in the army and the marines. the pentagon is lifting its ban on women in combat. defense secretary leon panetta made it official today. women are already serving - and dying - overseas. many have been drawn into battle because there are often no clear front lines. critics argue women won't be able to meet the physical requirements necessary. but supporters say many of them will find that to be no problem. the new policy will be put into effect over the next three years. and branches can ask for specific exemptions. >> senator john kerry has been answering questions on foreign policy issues. his confirmation hearing to be the next secretary of state began today. he says if he's confirmed - he'll be a passionate advocate on the issue of climate change. and says the u-s will do what it must to prevent iran from developing a nuclear weapon. he also came to the defense of hillary clinton today. the outgoing secretary of defense was grilled yesterday on the terror attack on the diplomatic compound >> you basically reassured hillary clinton and let's just move on. >> senator, if
NBC
Jan 24, 2013 7:00am PST
. the pentagon expected to announce today it is lifting its long standing ban on women serving in combat, a ground breaking decision that's being both praised and criticized in and out of the military. >>> rigorous defense. >> what difference at this point does it make? >> a fired up hillary clinton takes on her critics during the testimony about the terror attacks in benghazi. she's heading back to the hill today as the man slated to replace her begins his confirmation hearing. >>> frozen solid. the arctic blast does not let up, millions of americans bracing for another day of bone chilling temperature cast. thursday, january 24th, 2013. >> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a thursday morning. i'm savannah guthrie. >> i'm matt lauer. let's get right to this story in washington, the decision to allow women in combat roles, a watershed moment being praised by a lot of people and others starting to wonder how it might impact the capability of other forces. >> we all know women have been putting their lives in dangerous war zones for many years. what does this change really mean
FOX
Jan 26, 2013 7:00am PST
year. >>> the pentagon has started laying off thousands of contract and temporary workers. a spokesman says the agency is letting 46,000 people go. it's an effort to reduce spending ahead of a possible mandatory budget cut in march. if congress fails to reach a deal on deficit reduction, the military will be forced to reduce its budget by billions of dollars. >>> state lawmakers are getting ready to tackle the issue of healthcare expansion. on monday, lawmakers will introduce a series of proposals to help president obama's affordable healthcare act. one of the most significant proposals will be to streamline the medical enrollment process to help sign up hundreds of thousands of californians currently eligible, but not enrolled. lawmakers will also consider new rules for a new state-run insurance company this fall that would make them cover patients with preexisting disorders. >>> two cases of staph infection have been confirmed at a high school in lafayette. school officials sent a letter home to parents yesterday, asking students to take precautions to stop the spread of the infectio
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